Dental news you’ve missed this week

Missed out on this week’s dental news? No problem, here’s what happened over the past seven days…

Why breathing correctly is crucial to COVID-19 prevention

Tim Ives discusses the importance of breathing when it comes to preventing COVID-19 transmission

COVID-19 protection is top of the agenda in dentistry at the moment. Some products claim to reduce fallow, others protect staff against the virus. But Tim Ives has suggested a cheaper and easier way to stop the spread. Breathing through your nose could be an effective way of stopping transmission of the virus. Breathing through the nose also has numerous other benefits outside of dentistry too, such as acting as a filter for unwanted particles.

Hackers access ‘small snapshot’ of BDA members


At the time of writing, the BDA’s website is still down after hackers illegally accessed its servers. The latest from the association is that hackers only had access to a ‘small snapshot’ of members.

‘Significant’ rise in employers offering dentistry benefits predicted

dentistry benefits

Health insurance companies are predicting a ‘significant’ rise in companies offering dentistry benefits to employees. This can only be a good thing, providing access to dentistry for more patients, and more patients for dental practices.

The root of the problem – tips for locating and treating the MB2

the root of the problem

This week we introduced a new column from Kreena Patel. She’ll cover everything endodontics, from the latest innovations to simple tips and tricks. In her first column she offers some great tips for locating and treating the MB2.

10 steps back to practice after COVID-19 – virtual consultations

virtual consultations

To help with a smooth return, we’re pulling together a 10 steps back to practice after COVID-19 series. Leaders around the profession will touch on 10 separate areas practices might want to consider. This week:

Latest webinars

Ian Corbett Online Dentistry Show

Have you signed up to the Online Dentistry Show yet? With a leading line up of speakers, this virtual exhibition is something you won’t want to miss. This week we introduced:

You can also browse through our complete back catalogue of webinars over on the Dentistry Study Club.

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